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Bearfest kicks off Wednesday in Wrangell

...National Forest; Dee Galla, outdoor recreation planner for the Anan Wildlife Observatory; and Joe Delabrue, area wildlife biologist for the Wrangell Ranger District, US Forest Service.Wrangell District employees will also provide programs...
Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...That's a huge deal if a vet isn't checking the calves on a regular basis," she said.Former Anchorage-area wildlife biologist and Alaska Dispatch News columnist Rick Sinnott isn't opposed to the idea of wildlife reintroduction. He pointed...
Wolf eats dog in daylight attack

...with the wolf getting shot. I'd rather she just leave and live a full life somewhere else," Bochart said.Area wildlife biologist Ryan Scott described the incident as odd. "The fact that it was so brazen it would go up to people like that...
Biologists: Baby moose are not pets

...Evidently, some man took it upon himself to tackle it and tie it up with an electrical cord," Anchorage area wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane said.The calf ran off with the cord hanging from its neck, Coltrane said.That night, police...
Mild temps mean bears still hanging around

...of trash.Mild temperatures and little snow have led to bears hanging around, said Dave Battle, an assistant area wildlife biologist with the Department of Fish and Game.Bears want to load up on calories before denning, and bird seed and trash...
Kuskokwim moose census scheduled this winter

...quota of 100 moose allowed per year has remained the same the last four years. However, Phillip Perry, the area wildlife biologist for the state Department of Fish and Game, says state and federal fish and wildlife officials plan on flying...
Brown bear suspected of break-ins is killed

...the raids on chicken coops."We were hoping the chicken-eating bear was doing break-ins," Fish and Game area wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane said on Wednesday.Robert Bundtzen said he and his wife Joan were asleep when the bear ripped...
Kenai area's moose populations declining

...passed a proposal in a January 2012 meeting to approve intensive management actions in areas of 15A and 15C, Kenai Area Wildlife Biologist Jeff Selinger said. Those actions could include aerial wolf gunning, Division Director of Fish and Game Doug...
Some peninsula moose could have long winter well," he said.The overall moose population could suffer if fewer calves are born, Fish and Game Kenai Area Wildlife Biologist Jeff Selinger earlier told the Clarion.McDonough recently spent three weeks recapturing cows in 15A and in unit...
Hot Spot hunt aims to reduce moose-automobile collisions in Mat-Su

...high-collision areas," Olin Albertson, a Palmer Area Wildlife Biologist, said.Currently, a total of 12 hunters per...on Mat-Su hot-spot hunts, contact Palmer Area Wildlife Biologist Olin Albertson at 907-746-6325, or email...


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